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By Corinna Swetz
“Going therefore, teach ye all nations; baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.” – Matthew 28:19
God created us to know, love and serve Him in this life, and to be happy forever with Him in the next. It follows, therefore, that every aspect of our lives must be conducted by this truth, both individually, and as individual nations throughout the world. All civil authority must be subservient to Divine Authority.
Pope Leo Xlll, in his monumental encyclical Immortale Dei, states, “Hence, it follows that all public power must proceed from God. For God alone is the true and supreme Lord of the world. Everything, without exception, must be subject to Him, and must serve him, so that whosoever holds the right to govern holds it from one sole and single source, namely, God, the sovereign Ruler of all.”
Furthermore the Holy Pontiff, echoing the voice of the Church throughout the centuries, admonishes, “…the State, constituted as it is, is clearly bound to act up to the manifold and weighty duties linking it to God, by the public profession of religion. Nature and reason, which command every individual devoutly to worship God in holiness, because we belong to Him and must return to Him, since from Him we came, bind also the civil community by a like law. For, men living together in society are under the power of God no less than individuals are, and society, no less than individuals, owes gratitude to God who gave it being and maintains it and whose ever-bounteous goodness enriches it with countless blessings.”
We see this today in the courage and faith of the people of Poland, who, having stood against the onslaught of Communism and Islam, have officially consecrated their nation to Christ the King. During a solemn ceremony at the Church of Divine Mercy in Krakow, the Catholic bishops of Poland officially recognized Christ as King of Poland. The ceremony took place on November 19th, 2016, in the presence of Polish President Andrzej Duda. This act of consecration was repeated in all the churches of Poland on the following day. http://sspx.org/en/news-events/news/polish-recognition-christ-king
We also saw this consecration in action on October 7th, 2017, when hundreds of thousands of Catholics—many carrying posters of Christ the King—prayed the Rosary together along Poland’s 2,000-mile border in a beautiful display of faith, courage, and love. This was repeated in various other countries this year, the Coast to Coast Rosary. It beautifully realizes the vision of St. Louis de Montfort concerning how in the latter days the reign of Christ the King would be ushered in through True Devotion to Mary.
U.S. President Donald Trump praised the Polish people during his historic speech in Warsaw on July 6th, 2017: “Poland is the geographic heart of Europe. But more importantly, in the Polish people, we see the soul of Europe,” Furthermore, the President stated, “Your nation is great because your spirit is great and your spirit is strong.”
Here the President praises the Catholic people of Poland for the honor they render to the Kingship of Christ, which agrees with Pope Leo’s superlative exhortation that world governments advance the Kingship of Christ through their legislative rulings. Apparently, satan sat in on Vatican II, since the Council goes out of its way to shame any government profession of faith, as we see in the conciliar document Dignitatis Humanae:
“It follows that a wrong is done when government imposes upon its people, by force or fear or other means, the profession of repudiation of any religion.” (6)
Note the complete 180 from Magisterial Church teaching. According to Vatican II, the U.S. Supreme Court did wrong in 1892 by declaring the United States to be “A Christian Nation” in which “Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of the redeemer of mankind.”
If Russia had been consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Vatican II would instead have praised the attempts of government to profess the Catholic faith. According to Our Lady of Fatima, the Social Kingship of Christ and resulting world peace will come through the intervention of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on behalf of Russia. Our Lady’s Peace Plan is to bring about the universal reign of Christ the King through the Consecration.
As Our Lady of Fatima revealed to the child seers, and as Our Lord told Sister Lucy in a revelation in 1936: “The Immaculate Heart of Mary will save Russia. It has been entrusted to Her.”
On June 13th, 1929, Sr. Lucy announced: “Our Lady said, ‘The moment has come in which God asks of the Holy Father to make, and to order that in union with him and at the same time, all the bishops of the world make the consecration of Russia to My Immaculate Heart.”
To this day, we still await the consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In light of today’s general chaos and the constant darkening of society, more and more people (including high-ranking churchmen) are recognizing and heeding Heaven’s request, urging Rome to respond. Among these good souls are Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider.
On June 17, 1689 the Sacred Heart of Jesus manifested His command, through Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, addressed to the King of France that the King was to consecrate France to His Sacred Heart.
A hundred years passed, and the Kings of France did not obey.
A hundred years later to the day (June 17, 1789) the King of France was stripped of his legislative authority
by the upstart Third Estate. Four years later, the soldiers of the French Revolution executed him.
In 1793 France sent its King, Louis XVI, to the guillotine. He and his predecessors had failed to obey Our Lord’s request that France be consecrated to His Sacred Heart. Therefore, misfortune had befallen both the King and his country.
Had France been consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Many blessings would have been granted to the nation. Consequently, it would have been obvious that the manifold resulting graces were the glorious effect of the consecration. Many Europeans would have converted to the Catholic Faith.
Our Lord appeared to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque precisely at the same time in history when many European people were beginning to immigrate to Canada and the United States, and these two new nations were being formed. It is very likely, as a result of the consecration of France to the Sacred Heart, that Canada and America would have been officially recognized as Catholic nations, under the rule of Christ the King and the Ten Commandments. Imagine how different life would be today, if such had taken place.
It has been over a hundred years since Our Lady’s appearances at Fatima. Russia still has not been consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and Jesus is given very little honour in today’s so-called “sophisticated” world. Widespread atheism and Communism has poisoned many minds, hearts and souls. What shall befall Rome, the Pope, and the whole world, as a result of ignoring Our Lady’s and Our Lord’s requests?
Last year, on the eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we experienced an ominous solar eclipse. Is this a sign of things to come? Is the Church and world on the verge of a total eclipse of the Faith? Despite seemingly hopeless circumstances, and in the face of the horrible sex abuse crisis, it’s still not too late for the Church Militant to fight and to win for the Social Kingship of Christ, which can come about through Our Lady’s powerful intercession.
Long live Christ the King.
“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee.”- St. Augustine